Shobitha has worked with corporates such as Huhtamaki Van Leer and J.K ( Bombay Ltd).  She holds a degree in Textiles and a masters in marketing management.  She had a corporate gifting business in Mumbai and later started a designer label in Bengaluru.  She sold her business to move to ProtoVillage.  She is a Bharatnatyam dancer and has trained many children. She loves spending her time growing fruits and vegetables and is interested in preventive healthcare and education at ProtoVillage.  Shobitha is married to Kalyan Akkipeddi and they have two children Trisha and Rishab.